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  Current    Liberally Stephanie Miller    News/Business.   
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    September 19, 2012
    6:00 - 9:00am PDT  

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to meredith vieira about mitt romney and his new show. it's called who wants to pretend not to be a millionaire. [ music ] >> announcer: stephanie miller
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. >> stephanie: mm-hmm, okay, all right, we're trying to compete with florida, aren't we. >> yeah, yeah. >> stephanie: this is just in. >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ you're the one -- the way you make me feel ♪ ♪ you really turn me on ♪ ♪ you really turn me on ♪ ♪ you knock me off of my feet ♪ ♪ you knock me off of my feet ♪ ♪ my lonely days are gone ♪ ♪ gone, girl ♪ >> sorry what? >> stephanie: 25 minutes after the hour. it is hump days with hal sparks on "the stephanie miller show." 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. brenda in chicago you're on "the stephanie miller show." hey, brenda. >> caller: hey, stephanie. how you doing? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: stephanie, i spent 17 years working for the usda food stamp program. my job was to review low and income food stamp applications and state practices. there are more white people on food stamps than any other
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ethnic group. >> stephanie: i explained that to road flare mary who called in from chicago. did you hear that? >> caller: yes but the federal regulations are the same for everybody, black white latino, other. the food stamp program in lanch urban areas is -- in large urban areas where you see more black people with food stamps. >> stephanie: his point was y'all black people are hogging the food stamps so she can't get enough. >> i received letters and they weren't very nice either. >> stephanie: i guess not. although we're helpers. we suggested he start dating a black girl who obviously has a lot of food stamps. >> apparently hear just falling out of her purse all the time. >> stephanie: every black she knows in chicago is driving a big escalade and buying entirely too much food. >> they're everywhere. >> stephanie: the other wisdom that -- [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] republicans always get the military vote. maybe not. yet another group that romney
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has -- anthony is part of the do nothing 47%. mitt romney was -- supportive of the vietnam war yet he decided he would go to france instead of staying and risking drafted. many went to vietnam and died. mitt romney came back, became a millionaire a couple hundred times over. many of the veterans of vietnam weren't so lucky, they came back permanently disable and live off what romney might call government handouts and they pay no income tax. according to those veterans, they will vote for mr. obama no matter what and we can't teach them self-reliance. >> according to romney, the person you see in the wheelchair is a moocher. >> worse. a government employee trained by other government employees an expansion of big government in the form of a standing army that more republicans are actually for but never mind. still government employees. the federal government houses, trains and feeds the military
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personnel they love so much and supplies -- >> stephanie: it's hard to pick a favorite headline today jim. associated press republicans bad gets worse for romney. [ wah wah ] a brad stretch for mitt -- a bad stretch for rit -- mitt romney got worse. the latest heartburn is his refusal to back down from his statement that nearly half of americans believe they're victims depending on the government. that's the other thing. he always has to act butch so no one calls him a flop flopper. it doesn't matter how disastrous shooting your mouth off before you know what american diplomat has died, he will not apologize. he told fox news i know some believe the government should take from some to give to the others. i think that's an entirely foreign concept. he also got the foreigner thing in there as well. yeah. one republican strategist said this is a worst-case scenario in some respects. he's been painting romney as an out of touch elitist.
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somebody said i've never seen somebody more fully step into the caricature. that's not really fair. he's not really like -- >> sorry my bad. >> the republicans didn't lose faith this far in advance of the election during mccain's -- >> stephanie: no, they were still -- >> mccain was a war hero they could stick with. when they held their nose and voted for mccain, in the back of their mind, they had this element he served this country greatly and that still stands true. as nutty as he gets sometimes we all -- left, right center, you still go thank you for your service. romney never had any of that and as a matter of fact -- >> stephanie: as i've pointed out, we've heard from a lot of veterans. >> for the record, he did not just up and run off to france the minute the vietnam war started. he stuck around long enough to protest for it. >> stephanie: right back on "the stephanie miller show."
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being nice enough to give them. >> they pay into it. >> stephanie: this is their money that they paid into their whole life and now we're breaking the deal. sorry, we spent it. (vo) jennifer granholm ... >>for every discouraged voter, there are ten angry ones taking action. trickle down does not work. in romney's world, cars get the elevator and the workers get the shaft. that is a whole bunch of bunk. the powerful may steal an election, but they can't steal democracy.
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from silver screens... to flat screens...
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twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> used to be a strong, smart, beautiful woman. why did she transform herself into that baby hooker? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: honny boo-boo of radio. it is "the stephanie miller show." >> i can't believe you uttered those words on the show. >> that's not true using any metric. >> stephanie: 1-800-steph-12 toll free from anywhere. it is pundit palooza. jeff joins us in a few minutes. david axelrod tweets there's no place like home. mitt romney trailing in massachusetts by 33 points. harsh verdict from those who know him best. oh mittens.
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mitt's other home state michigan not looking so good either. 47.5% obama. 42% mittens. there is also mitt's vacation place in new hampshire. obama up only 2 points there. >> okay. >> stephanie: this piece says there's always utah or colab. then this just in. romney campaign broke. borrowing, running a deficit. start the debt clock. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] "washington post" saying romney's campaign is $11 million in debt. borrowed $20 million in august. >> how can they be in debt? they have all of the money in the country. >> stephanie: super pac is different than his campaign. >> super pacs might be raising tons of money but they're going to go down ballot. >> stephanie: hal, people may be losing faith in mittens' ability to win? >> i don't actually. i don't believe the big donors
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and that the mitt romney supporters are losing faith in him. i think they're waking up to the fact that they never had support for him and are now shocked by the fact that they were right. >> stephanie: they now hate him as much as we do. >> they realize holding their nose was not an good plan. >> stephanie: president's press secretary. >> he's out there fighting for every american regardless of whether or not they support him politically or support the democratic party. >> stephanie: by the way, mitt romney said it was inelegant which is also a word normal people don't use. >> it is not elegantly stated. speaking off the cuff in response to a question and i'm sure i could state it more clearly and in a more effective way. >> david corn made a really great point in that when you use the term off-the-cuff, what you mean was unscripted. this is really what's going on. >> stephanie: this is what i really think. >> actually, he goes -- he would have been smart to say you know what? those were prepared remarks and that person has since -- that
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person is fired. and i had to later on at the party, you don't see this part but i had to clarify the remarks. he could have bs'd his way out of this but the truth is he's dumb enough to think he said something right. >> stephanie: yeah. >> he really is. >> stephanie: are you with me, here? >> the worst part of this whole thing is that in context, top to tails, it is as dumb and as word salade as anything that sarah palin said during the entire mccain campaign. it is equal to that in its weakness and grasping of foreign policies of domestic -- >> stephanie: sarah palin made more sense. now you're taking the gloves off. >> the idea was she was supposed to be there for energy both as an energy -- >> young energy. >> bring the energy and she's from an energy state. >> stephanie: she was zippy. >> she was talking out of her posterior -- >> stephanie: steve in
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virginia. go ahead. >> caller: yeah, just mitt romney's plan for bringing more people to vote for him and all of the republicans really is to lower the rates -- but he wants to broaden the base which means he wants more people to pay taxes so they can be good republicans and productive people. >> stephanie: yeah. but you know, that's ticked off even conservatives. since when is a republican -- want people to spend more taxes? here's a fun fact about what romney won't tell you about the 47%. 47% of americans who have no federal income tax liability. first of all too poor to qualify for the lowest tax bracket but still pay federal payroll tax state or local taxes, excise taxes or they benefit from tax credits for the working poor, elderly or students. only 7% of the country is nonelderly and pays no taxes. most make less than $20,000 a year. >> one of the reasons why you
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get your state taxes are a deduction in your federal taxes and zeros them out is because we've pushed so much in the state's rights movement to make sure the states can fund their own kind of -- i want to teach creationism from the top of a clock tower in the town square. >> stephanie: those americans who paid payroll tax but had no income tax liabilities still pay about 15% higher than 13% we know romney paid one year and probably in the other years but we'll never know. let's see. those who don't have any federal income tax liability -- this is a fun fact. people this that category disproportionately live in republican states. nicely done, mittens. nicely done. [ applause ] there could be some really red states turning blue for the very first time! this could be a whole new day! let's go to diane in north carolina. hi diane. welcome. >> caller: swing state. >> stephanie: hello. >> caller: i'm thinking the implosion we're watching --
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because once that clown car emptied out of everybody, we had michele bachmann and her dog. >> stephanie: oops, what happened? >> caller: who's being vetted now? mitt on the national stage. it is his turn under the spotlight. we're finally seeing who he is. >> stephanie: how's that going for him so far? >> she's cutting in and out. >> stephanie: that was a bad phone. that was a 47 percenter phone. >> it works 47% of the time. >> stephanie: okay. poor mittens. really. ♪ just can't wait to shoot off my mouth again ♪ ♪ i'm making enemies from friends and i can't wait to shoot off my mouth again ♪ ♪ on the road again ♪ ♪ will it never end ♪
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♪ off my mouth again ♪ ♪ i just can't wait to shoot off my mouth again ♪ ♪ the gaffes i've made are making enemies from friends ♪ ♪ and i can't wait to shoot off my mouth again ♪ >> stephanie: thank you rocky mountain mike. jim in jersey. hi jim. you're on "the stephanie miller show." welcome. >> caller: i was just wondering i don't know who's worse. romney or riley. romney is saying when he takes tax deductions, he's really smart but when you take it, you're a bum. yeah. versus o'reilly calling critics of the gulf war traitors then acting like a pomp on the puppy when romney attacks the commander in chief in the middle of a raid attack. >> stephanie: mittens trying
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to make it better in that way only mittens can. >> romney: i recognize that among those who pay no tax approximately 47% of mearchtion, i'm not likely to be highly successful with the message of lowering taxes and likely those who are reliant on government are not as attracted to my message of slimming down the size of government. >> hear that old people? that's right. >> stephanie: attention old people. old white people who will vote for me. >> you entitled person who think that healthcare and food are guaranteed to you just because you paid into social security your entire life and now you're actually -- now you're seeing the benefits. >> stephanie: you have the idea that you're entitled. [ cuckoo clock chimes ] >> we need to enact something called voucher care so these people will get back in the job market. >> stephanie: jim from illinois. go ahead. >> caller: as you stated, i'm from illinois. i live in fact about 300 yards from ronald reagan's alma mater.
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yeah. and so what i want to share is of course it's slanted, at the same timed because of the demographic of the people i speak with. just want to share it. as this election grows closer and closer, i -- i am really concerned about the race card. >> stephanie: yeah, well -- >> caller: i have spoken to people -- pardon me. just wanting to engage them in political conversation. and none of them trust romney. but all but said they would do anything to get that -- >> stephanie: n word -- >> caller: thank you. >> stephanie: i knew where you were going. i was reading an analysis, hal that the electorate has gotten
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so just divided. there are people who will just not vote for the president no matter what whether it is just sheer racism or who knows what. obama derangement. >> i think it is simply because he's not a republican. newt gingrich in the '90s tainted the whole political process so badly that it still hasn't recovered. >> also, again the people self-identify as republicans are a much smaller group than they were even when newt gingrich was in office. and a good swath of people who call themselves undecided or independents actually voted for bush twice. voted for dole. voted -- were anti-clinton voters, the whole deal but are so embarrassed by the bush legacy that they now call themselves independents or libertarians. they've run so far either to the right or the center to avoid the bush legacy that they are -- when you ask them as -- when you ask a republican, anybody who still identifies as a republican
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wholeheartedly, they probably are this narrow -- they've been centrifuged. the remnants of the republican party. the far right. super war hawk neocon nut cases. >> stephanie: this is sad for our little network here. jeff greenfield, author of -- what would happen if al gore had become president? okay. i know. i'll fill in the blank there. he did. all right. 45 minutes after the hour. right back with jeff greenfield on "the stephanie miller show." >> highbrow, lowbrow unibrow. it's "the stephanie miller show." i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa.
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it starts at $59 for the entire year for back up. put in code stephanie for your subscription. 18 minutes after the hour. what the current audience can expect from my show is the unexpected. >>stephanie miller challenges the system, now it's your turn. >>it's a little bit of magic. >>connect with "talking liberally with stephanie miller" at facebook.com/stephaniemillershow and on twitter at smshow. [ ♪ music ♪ ]
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♪ pump up the jam ♪ ♪ a little more, get the party going on the dance floor ♪ ♪ because that's where the party's at ♪ ♪ i want a place to stay ♪ ♪ get your booty on the floor tonight, make my day ♪ ♪ i want a place to stay ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 50 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. what a day to be talking to a political analyst jeff greenfield, excuse me, who i have been a fan of. book called 43, when gore beat bush, a political fable. awe, it is a sad story. good morning, jeff greenfield. >> good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: i've been a fan for a long time. >> i appreciate that. i've been around a long time. >> stephanie: haven't we all? first i have to get your take on what appears to be the implosion of the mitt romney campaign. have you seen anything quite like this in your years in
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politics? >> yeah. two things. for many campaigns, there's a period when everything seems to go bad and when the press particularly -- they can smell blood in the water. >> stephanie: right. >> i'm a little skeptical about just how devastating in political terms this will be because i believe more generally in this hypercaffeinated political coverage with tweets and blogs and 24-hour everything that the great majority of voters is divorced from this. and is looking at -- looking at this campaign. they don't have to vote yet. they know that. they've got 50 days. i'm not suggesting those people haven't made up their minds but the idea that every one of these stumbles is fatal. the worst problem that romney has is the discouragement in the ranks. the number of conservatives who are going to say oh, my god,
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he's losing, he's losing but at least as of now, these numbers suggest what they have been suggesting for months which is a very close race. and you know, until or unless this kind of press fever or political fever begins to show up in how actual voters or likely voters are going to think, i'm going to withhold my judgment on this. i thought for a long time this was going to be -- it's not just me. people who actually know stuff have been telling me on both sides this is a close election. of the country's not happy with where we are. they're not particularly happy with the alternative. i think people -- i have a motto after this much time covering politics that i say to friends and colleagues is try the decaf. [ laughter ] calm down! because some of the writers out there, we all know that if you're writing for a living, you do everything you can to avoid
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it. and now what people do is they start clicking on the poll numbers about 45 times a day. try the decaf. >> stephanie: right. i guess what i find a little unprecedented is it seems like a -- what we have almost appears to be a campaign-ending gaffe a week. you have republican convention and the clint eastwood fiasco then you have his disastrous reaction on the middle east, what's going on over there and now this week. just how many more weeks like this can they survive? >> well again that depends on -- i have -- i've been persuaded that the original take on eastwood was overwrought. i think for a lot of people, it was entertaining. people who watch these conventions are so scripted and so you know, down to the last sentence type that when somebody comes up and says something a little weird i originally thought it's not appropriate. a lot of people who were not political watchers said i thought it was okay.
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bill maher gave eastwood some props but the point is i think until and unless we actually begin to see across the board real movement or you begin to see, for instance, here's one clue. if the super pacs began -- begin channeling more of their money into senate races i'm talking about the republican, then you're going to see something real. try the decaf. >> stephanie: i do think it is significant, as you say, we're such a deeply divided electorate but the fact that the president's pulling ahead in many swing states, i think is probably electorally more significant, isn't it? >> it is. although again you want -- take a look at the polls and what you'll find is you want something -- i'll give you this poll. rasmussen -- has romney up 3 points in new hampshire. obama is pulling away in wisconsin. maybe but is it tight? this is the kind of hourly kind
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of entrail reading that i think some of the people who i read, who are real partisans about this, their heads are going to explode if they don't calm down. look, i'm in new york today. >> stephanie: that needs to be your next book. it just needs to be decaf. >> that's my motto. and part of the reason that i do books like i do like this ebook about a door presidency is -- like a. >> al: presidency. three different what ifs is because history turns on a dime. small -- insignificant appearing events turn out to have huge consequences. you know in this book which i'm obviouslily shamelessly plugging -- >> stephanie: that was nicely done. >> everybody asked me when i did the first book, what about the recount? i don't elect gore with a recount. he couldn't have won with a recount. to change history so that gonzales's mother lives. there's no cuban-american
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backlash which cost gore votes in florida and he wins without a recount. but my belief is that history often turns not on a dime but on a plug knick sol that -- nickel so the fate of one person swept out to sea could have changed -- i believe would have changed the presidency. if elian's mother lived i think al gore would have been president. >> stephanie: one thing we talked about could he have stopped 9-11. >> ah, that's a big part of my book. i did a lot of interviewing for that because it is a serious issue. talk to richard clark. talk to other people. i am sure that he would have -- been much more engaged than bush because he had been there for eight years as vice president. the bush people were still kind of in a cold war mentality. they had been gob for eight years. they had been gone for eight years. they didn't understand al-qaeda. that's not to say a president's desire penetrates through that bureaucracy. this is one of those areas where no matter what a president would have said, it's entirely
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possible remember, i'm writing one conceivable outcome. i'm not really writing history is in my scenario, he tries very hard but doesn't stop it. the political implications of that, i think there would have been much more political backlash had gore been president because people would have said you were there for eight years. how could this have happened? but that's -- look, i tell people when they argue with my history, they read my books and they say -- it wouldn't happen that way. and i say look, this costs $1.99. write your own book. i'm playing with history here. i'm offering one possible outcome which i think is plausible and i hope entertaining. >> stephanie: more importantly, jeff, had al gore won, we would not be talking to each other right now on the current television network which i think is paramount. >> that's an interesting point. somebody said why don't you go on current tv and debate with al gore about what kind of presidency he would have had.
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i'm perfectly well and i haven't heard from the vice president. >> we'll put in a good word. >> stephanie: i talk to him all the time. all right. jeff, it is an ebook called 43, when gore beat bush, a political fable. thanks so much for coming on. >> a pleasure. >> stephanie: there he goes. jeff greenfield. [ applause ] he's the guy from your tv. >> there was a study done by several papers and showing that any standard -- chads -- >> stephanie: i didn't want to get sidetracked. >> we had a limited amount of time. >> the reason no one knows about that because the findings were afforded on september 12, 2001. >> stephanie: how convenient. 58 minutes after the hour. we continue more hump days with hal on "the stephanie miller show." future alan grayson on "the stephanie miller show." [ ♪ music ♪ ]
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i'm going to be on with the governor tomorrow night. she is awesome. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." v
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♪ meone found her. someone returned other stray newswoman. >> i was running errands. >> it is a good thing we chipped her. >> stephanie: jacki sends a story of tuxedo stan. a candidate for mayor in halifax, canada. that's silly. everybody knows cats make better governors. is your cat running? >> she's running for president of my house. >> stephanie: his platform is
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actually to raise awareness about the stray cat problem in halifax which that's not a good political strategy because strays probably aren't registered. >> hard to corral. >> there you go. >> stephanie: stray catsupression going on, i'm guessing. >> herding cats. >> stephanie: jacki schechner. now there is nothing left for you but to do the news. >> come on. >> stephanie: jacki schechner. >> you wish you had thought of it first. good morning everyone. paul ryan's campaigning in virginia today. while he's got his eyes on the v.p. spot, his congressional campaign is making sure that he is still a contender in wisconsin. he's got a new ad that's got him wearing some stylish goggles and talking about jobs. >> we need to end the growing government control of the economy. and when we put higher tax rates on american job creators than our foreign competitors do, we push jobs overseas. >> at the end of the ad he approves the message still wearing his safety goggles.
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they're letting him run for both in case the v.p. thing doesn't work out. we told you earlier that campaign finance reports will show that mitt romney campaign is in debt. he borrowed $20 million from the bank of georgetown. so the question is why is the candidate with hundreds of millions of dollars in donations and a personal fortune having to take out a loan? well, "the washington post" says it looks like the romney campaign ran out of primary cash and needed the loan to get through august. how's that for money management? he's using general election funds as collateral. romney reportedly had trouble raising money from grassroots donors to get him through that summer session. romney's campaign says it has already paid back $9 million which means it still has $11 million to didn't. the obama campaign launching a new social media initiative today for young voters called for all. it asks young people to write what progress means to them on their hand, put their hand over their heart and take a picture to upload to facebook, twitter or instagram.
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we're back with more stephanie's show after the break. stay with us. you're about to watch an ad message created by a current tv viewer for capella university. matter. >> i wouldn't be where i am today if it wasn't for capella university. i go to work every day and know that i make a difference. when patients leave this office they have hope in their eyes. it make me feel like i'm really doing what i was meant to do. they have given me the tools that i need to be the best "me" that i can be.
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>> random dazzle lady in ohio made that. >> exactly. >> it's a hoot. >> it's funny. >> kids love pancakes so we made them. they sell like -- they sell like hotcakes. >> stephanie: okay. oh, my god. >> a stack with syrup on them. hotcakes. >> stephanie: by the way they're re-airing the sexy liberal documentary on the current network at 3:00 a.m. tonight. >> cussing back in? >> i don't know. >> stephanie: that's right. they could do the soft core porn version at 3:00 a.m. with all of the backstage shenanigans. >> bad baby! >> stephanie: coming up next -- wow. hello, seattle washington. are you tired of all of the negative campaigning? the answer coming straight to you. shake it off with liberal laughs courtesy of the sexy liberal comedy tour. john fuglesang, hal sparks and stephanie miller live on stage.
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tickets are available online at spg presents online or by calling. that's the stephanie miller sexy liberal comedy tour. seattle, this is your last chance before the election to experience pure progressive nirvana. >> stephanie: get it. all right. thank you. all right. [ applause ] by the way the sexy liberal tour director roland and i our vacation pictures are up at sexy liberal on facebook. ethel kennedy kicked our asses at banana gram. it is like words are friends but with the actual pieces. all right. oh. it is a love letter in kay in oxnard. many times i'm listening while driving to work, i have to pull over to the side of the road until i can control my laughter. when jim is elmer fudd and called chirp in for dinner.
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-- called children in for dinner as sarah palin. >> bristol. >> i made reindeer lasagna. >> stephanie: our favorite. my sister and i still laugh about rapture helmets. i say we could have made a fortune on those. so jealous listening to the party at your house. i said to myself, self, wouldn't be it fun to be a fly on the wallpaper at a stephanie miller party? at the same time i received one of my weekly e-mails from obama for america about donating money and having my name entered in a drawing for a chance to have a cup of joe with joe or be a guest of the first family or meet the president with beyonce or jay-z and something or other. why doesn't stephanie fund collections for people who want to be entered to be invited to her next party. who wants to go to jay-z's when they could go to my house?
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i'm win jacki schechner has nothing on me. i, too could bring a homemade key lime pie to the party. kathleen. [ applause ] >> you could be invited to mitt romney's house to kick the help. >> put that video camera down. >> stephanie: i just had a flashback. waving his junk at people at the pool party. jim. he didn't take it out. >> how much you want to bet -- >> stephanie: it was like a balloon animal perverted -- >> like puppeteer of the penis. [ applause ] >> stephanie: exactly. it was spectacular. what? >> i'm glad i left before that. >> stephanie: that was the best part. okay. >> i'm sure it was. >> stephanie: let's dive into the right-wing world. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] guess what i saw on vacation, hal. roland's balls. okay. >> wouldn't be vacation, right if you didn't. >> stephanie: i'm still
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recovering. >> didn't he see your cooter? >> yeah. >> what are you doing showing each other? >> stephanie: i would always say don't look, i'm getting dressed. he obviously couldn't resist. >> you were in -- >> stephanie: that mind was completely -- i walked out of the bathroom and he was laying on the bed in a robe. i was like oh! [ screaming ] >> wait a minute. in your opinion ethel kennedy's house. there had to have been -- >> stephanie: that was in a hotel where i saw his -- >> okay. >> had to have been another room at ethel kennedy's house that you could have gone to. >> stephanie: we were in bobby's house in the compound. that's not where i saw the aforementioned -- >> even then. at bobby's house there had to have been another room. >> stephanie: we're best friends. we want to sleep in the same room. i didn't count on that part. okay. let's dive into the right-wing world. sean hannity on the fox news. >> it is romney unplugged as the g.o.p. presidential nominee delivers one of his sharpest critiques of president obama and
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the entitlement society that he enables while conservatives and fiscally conscious americans are applauding his statements, liberals are tending to spin this into some major gaffe. they're arguing mitt romney is engaging in class warfare and turning his back on voters. >> yes. >> stephanie: that was the best part of it for someone to keep saying the president's engaging class warfare, what was that? >> that was directly class warfare. >> i don't care about 47% of the people. >> that was a strategy session for the next battle of the -- of class warfare in the -- in taking the presidency. it was arguably about class terrorism. and sean hannity they're not arguing that point. they're simply stating it. they're just showing what he said. that's not an argument. that's just pointing at a chair and saying that's a chair is not an argument. talking to it when there's no one in it is. >> stephanie: trying to spin this as a positive for romney. here's bill o'reilly.
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>> we have a controversy over governor romney telling supporters that a large portion of the american population is dependent on government and most likely will not vote for him. here's my question. why is that controversial? that's true. now if you say the federal government should do more social engineering than the obama administration's currently doing, then you want a nanny state. if you want a nanny state you're not going to vote for romney who is a big self-reliance guy. again, what on earth is the controversy? >> except for when romney goes to the government and asks for lots of money. >> except hen his father was -- except when his father was on welfare. >> stephanie: romney camp is in a white-knuckle panic. they know it was a problem. i love fox news. there's nothing more to see here. move along. [ ♪ hypnotic ♪ ] >> big self-reliance guy. that's why he used federal government money to bail out the olympics. that's why he used federal government money to offshore the
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debt of bain capital so that they only had to pay 30 cents on the dollar of their debt so they could remain in business because they were going to go bankrupt. and it is why his dad was on welfare and why his running mate was able to go to college using social security. >> why do you hate america? >> stephanie: just because he does. >> the state these guys have been living off of and building their fortunes. as bootstrapgy ass these guys want to say they are the reason they got where they are is because we have a baseline in the united states that allows you to not slip in the somalia land that the rest of the world lets you slip into supposedly. >> stephanie: continuing it here. >> politically, what's the matter with it? >> i would love for that to be a message for any candidate on the stump because if you talk about making tough decisions from here on in, when you talk about entitlements for every $1 in tax money, we owe $3, we'll have to
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make some tough decisions. if people aren't going to do everything they can to understand that we can't afford the big housing healthcare, food and everything else and for college, it's not possible. why can't a leader put that forward? >> well -- >> stephanie: first of all who's asking for food, a house? what? they talk about -- >> they're talking about people on food stamps. >> i think in this case, but they think it is a permanent -- what they're talking about is the occupy wall street movement. housing is a right. food is a right. and there again keep in mind. they're against food like school lunch programs. like which is the baseline nutrition for most kids growing up in poverty and it is the way that they actually gain nutrition enough to be able to think and do their school work so that they can get out of poverty so we don't have generations in poverty. thastles the purpose of the safety net. that's what the new deal is about. >> stephanie: rush limbaugh seeing the sunny side of this whole situation. >> this is a golden opportunity. it is an opportunity for romney
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and the entire conservative establishment including the conservative media. it is a time to stop pretending that this is a same old standard election and that something's on the line here. it's time to start getting with the program. this is not just the next election. the future of the country. a financial collapse being averted is what is on the agenda this election. >> that's what obama did. >> that's what he's been doing is keeping us from actually capsizing. we were actually in the process of no longer becoming a financially important structure in the world. >> stephanie: hour number three, he was still -- it is great. yeah. >> the more i think about my own thoughts, the more i agree with them. >> stephanie: okay. >> rush limbaugh logic game. >> stephanie: stuart barney charles payne on fox business. >> the social security administration improperly
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awarded disability to more than 25% of those people who applied for disability payments between '06 and 2010. what do you think of that, charles? you have something to say about that, i know you do. >> i've talked about this before. >> yeah, you have. >> this is a huge scandal that's been going on for awhile. in some places, they call it a crazy check. 29-year-old man says the economy is driving me crazy. here, you're on social security disability. we've got an army of these people walking around this country right now. >> stephanie: an army. people that are mistakenly getting disability. >> guess what. yeah, there is social security disability fraud going on. the obama administration specifically went after it in the $716 billion in false payments to providers that were being doled out. and it gave these guys, the providers, an incentive for faking payments to other people or padding payments to other people. so they made up for that. we can save $716 billion in tax
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dollars over the next decade and put it toward something useful in healthcare like filling the senior citizen doughnut hole and providing healthcare for people in preventive care so people don't get sick in the first place. >> we lost a lot more money with wall street fraud. stuart barney refuses to talk about crap like that. >> absolutely. >> i'm appalled by it. >> stephanie: we end with prostitute sucker. >> everybody was born into the party. your ethnicity or single mother or blue collar working union family and people have to kind of work ute of that by thinking for themselves. and anyone who really is thinking is realizing that romney is the answer to the economy. >> blue collar working families are not thinking. >> stephanie: no. they're unthinking victims. >> if they were thinking, they would have thought their way out of this a long time ago. secondly, does he sound like he's sucking toes while he's
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talking? >> he always does that. >> i've got a toenail stuck in my throat. >> stephanie: he's a man winded by a run-on sentence. frequently pointed out. [ applause ] >> i have to say i really -- i really enjoy the sound of these people trying to convince themselves to be behind mitt romney. >> stephanie: 18 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: you can't turn her off, not in the middle of turning her on. it's "the stephanie miller show." fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies.
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rate than you do and my dog rides inside the car. you're a jack ass. >> you know that lead that obama has. you built that. >> god bless half of america. yea. the interweb. [ applause ] >> he's in sport. >> by the way this is indicative of a problem that mitt romney had going back as far as i guess the primaries four years ago. was that he was kind of -- >> stephanie: he was still mitt then. >> he still had -- he had his detractors. he came in second even in his best showings. and in his worst showings, he was off the charts. they had the same problems with him now that they had then. we'll buck up behind him. >> stephanie: peggy noonan. >> it is time to admit that the romney campaign is incompetent. >> if you want to use the same standard mitt romney used for the cairo ex bassey is anything the cairo embassy says counts as
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a statement from the obama administration then any single failure from the obama administration and any surrogate he has is speaking on his behalf. by the way -- >> stephanie: surrogates. when chris christie lowers the boom on you. it's -- he made a point of saying i'm governor of all of new jersey. and also by the way speaking of governor krispy kreme the standard and poor has lowered its outlook for new jersey from stable to negative. analyst said chris christie's comeback and revenue numbers are fictions yet to use tax breaks the state can't afford. his approach has failed to bring the budget back into balance. [ applause ] >> stephanie: his desk littered with empty dorito bags, little debbie bags. >> he's the kind that would eat little debbie over hostess. >> stephanie: you think? >> i think so. >> i want any little debbies.
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just make one big debbie. >> stephanie: david in oklahoma. welcome. >> caller: hi, how you doing? >> stephanie: go ahead. >> caller: i have a question. you know, the last -- for the last week or so, every time mitt romney opens his mouth he steps into crap up to his knee. how come obama is not 10, 15 points ahead of the polls. i don't understand it. >> stephanie: he's starting to pull ahead. >> he's been ahead all along. rasmussen softens these things with the questions they ask. they've always leaned republican. in the lead-up. >> stephanie: are you for the muslim? >> exactly. but if you look at every single group, specifically that they -- with the exception of white working class voters which -- male white working class voters where he's actually got a 3-point lead. everywhere else, he's got a 12 to 15 point lead. in all of the swing states, he's beating romney with women in each of the swing states with a
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higher rate -- >> stephanie: his approval rating is the highest it's been -- >> 56% the highest in three years. >> stephanie: this just happened. so i think the polling that's starting -- he's already been pulling away. >> polling tends to be trickle down as it were anyways. >> stephanie: the democratic convention gave the president -- not just a huge but a sustained bout. not something -- they keep saying it is dissipating. no it's not. >> what was that graph you were showing me? >> they actually did a graph of you know the predictability of the race itself. it is now -- its farthest point apart that it's ever been with obama like on an upward arc and romney on a downward arc. >> stephanie: like 75% chance of winning. people say don't get complacent, vote, vote vote. >> that's what they're counting on. >> stephanie: oh he's got it in the bag now. >> one of the reasons why nate
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silver comes up with those numbers is because the obama administration and the obama campaign has a 3-1 ground game where romney is spending a lot of money on ads and what not. they'll have one office to six offices in a state that obama has. and because they just don't care about that part of it. >> stephanie: it is kind of hilarious they use the big debt clock as a prop and the romney campaign is -- in debt. [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: he's such a great business manager and businessman. >> why should he run his campaign any different than he ran a lot of the companies. saddle it with debt and then lose. >> stephanie: he'll still come out on top. he'll be fine. right back on hump days with hal on "the stephanie miller show." [ ♪ music ♪ ]
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now to my point. (vo) jennifer granholm ... >>for every discouraged voter, there are ten angry ones taking action. trickle down does not work. in romney's world, cars get the elevator and the workers get the shaft. that is a whole bunch of bunk. the powerful may steal an election, but they can't steal democracy.
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[ ♪ music ♪ ] >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> we were actually looking for a cheap miller but you're a sexy little trash, the second you started shaking the guys would drop dead. >> stephanie: all those years. >> look at all that that you're >> this dessert menu is funnier than -- >> stephanie miller. >> there are two k sounds in cocktail. >> yes, there are. >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. hump days with hal sparks. 34 minutes after the hour. time i need some estrogen in the fort. there are so many boys. ♪ ooh jacki ♪ ♪ come on ♪ >> stephanie: she went missing earlier.
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good morning jacki schechner. >> good morning, everyone. >> stephanie: i don't know if you heard this last caller, what's your sense on the polling. they're saying how could this even be close and blah, blah, blah. all of the latest polling that's coming out is certainly reflecting what's going on, isn't it? >> the polls are obviously shifting in the president's favor but i don't know. i'm so tired of all of this -- i do wonder the value i diddity of polls in general -- the validity of polling in general. who they're polling who they're reaching. >> what they consider a likely voter. >> exactly. how they define them. i've been skeptical. i do feel like the general sense is the president has a much larger lead than what the polls are generating because there are some polls that lean left and some lean right. too hard to tell. >> stephanie: speak of words i keep landslide. >> we want to be careful because you don't want people to get complacent. >> stephanie: that's right. >> since there is an enthusiasm gap from four years ago you don't want those people to say he's got an advantage i don't
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really need to vote. i'm not a huge fan right now. we have to make sure everybody -- if you're not a huge fan of the president at the moment, you have to be scared enough of mitt romney to at least get out and vote. you don't have to be thrilled with him. that's okay. i understand. some people have a little bit of skepticism but at the very least, so much better than the alternative. >> stephanie: think how many days he has left to say stupid things. >> just when you think it can't get worse it does. >> stephanie: hal said i can't wait for the debates, can you? because romney has time to prepare. the debates obama will be right in his face. >> i do wonder a little bit. you know how you play tennis and you play against somebody who is less skilled and you tend to play down. it works with any sport. that's the sport where i have experienced that. >> stephanie: we didn't know you about that majorette jacki schechner. >> you don't play as well as you normally would when you're playing with somebody who may not be at the same level in any
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sport. but i worry about that. it happened with joe biden when he debated sarah palin. he had to take whatever she was dishing out and he couldn't stretch the extent of his knowledge. >> because she didn't throw up on herself, she actually came out looking good. >> the reviews were great. >> also a vice presidential debate as opposed to the presidential debate and there are a little bit more of the kid gloves are off in that regard. >> stephanie: it was that george bush bar. people go well, we didn't have to put a pencil on his tongue. he didn't fall off the stage. i guess it was okay. >> yeah, the difference will be -- i actually think that it's not obama that is mitt romney's worst nightmare in this. it is whoever moderates and any questions presented by the public because quite frankly he doesn't handle those well. and his biggest wins seem to come from when he would argue for more time in the -- >> stephanie: i hope he gets
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ruffled and all of the gray hairs spring up on their own. >> bing, bing, bing, bing. >> stephanie: can you hear is it? doing. >> at the very least make hur his hair -- make sure his hair isn't sticking up. >> stephanie: jacki schechner put on your healthcare geek hat please. this is kind of exciting. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] another big thing about the outcome of this election in terms of healthcare. vermont could be first in line for single payer. about how about that. governor peter vermont is the only state to put itself on the path of single payer. he believes even small states must aim big. it is a mistake for our public policymakers to think we can nibble around the system. if romney gets in, we're all screwed. >> i would love for it to serve as a model for the rest of the country. let's get something in place that works and if it controls costs and people are cover and access to quality care, let's do
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it. >> stephanie: vermont will be awfully crowded because it is very small. we'll all move there. >> by the way in massachusetts in washington state and all of the other states that are giving that a try including california's even talking about it that that actually -- with those being available and the exchanges -- we would actually be able to find a better system than creating a federal one that may have limitations and have to take a lot of congressional work to change. if it doesn't work. >> stephanie: jacki, i like guys that are bold like this. heed at the it is the right thing to do. the rest of the world has figured it out. he argues his vision is pragmatic. the efficiency will slow healthcare spending, bring up dollars for jobs and economic growth. >> if you pay close attention it is not hard to figure out why the costs are out of control. people don't want to dig into the details. i'm one of the few people who really enjoys this stuff. >> stephanie: trust me, you are nearly on an iron lung with pneumonia and you answered right wing e-mail of mine point for
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point in red. she knows how to do the thing. >> she knew how to change the font color? >> stephanie: she was nearly delusional. all right. now take off your healthcare geek hat and put on your girl hat. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> i have a lot of hats. >> stephanie: "newsweek" claims arnold schwarzenegger boasted he didn't need maria shriver and he was getting himself a 20-year-old honey. he refused to attend marriage counseling. he reportedly even warned her i have the money the power, the plane. and i will have the friends. >> he sounds like a real catch. sign me up. >> stephanie: he was the one banging the housekeeper and getting her pregnant. >> she's so much better off if she's the way he feels. >> that's gross. >> stephanie: i'm a big maria fan. >> you're a big kennedy fan. staff i ran into her at cnn. she's awesome. he's a douche.
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>> it doesn't do anybody any good to say those things. you were married so long to somebody you have a family together have some class. >> because you are in the late stages of your hot years and you're over the hill in that regard and you still have to achieve your machismo by public display. this is a guy who was a weight lift errand showed off his body in a tiny little speedo for a living. this was the choice he made in life then he went on to do movies where he didn't wear a shirt for a good long while. as you get older it is harder to argue that all of your parts still work. if you can't show them to everybody. so you're going to start talking about that stuff because the verbal fight is there where the physical one no longer is. >> ahh! that's a really good insight into the male psyche. >> it sounds like you thought about that. >> i have, actually. that's why -- shirt on or off i'm very comfortable.
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>> stephanie: jacki, you know i'm recently traumatized from having seen roland's balls so i'm in an anti-male frenzy. >> i've heard a lot about this. very traumatic for you. >> imagine how it is for the rest of us. we weren't even there. >> stephanie: it has been quite some time. i saw them voluntarily. >> i've been hearing this for days. >> we all have! >> nice to have flashbacks to things you weren't there for. how did i get ptsd from steph's vacation? >> in this segment more on rowland's balls. >> all right. jacki, thanks for bringing the estrogen. love ya! >> love you too. >> stephanie: there she goes. [ applause ] okay. bill in arlington virginia. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi bill. >> caller: hi, how are you doing? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: i'm just retired last month so i guess that makes me -- officially a mooner now. >> stephanie: 47 percenter. >> your government check.
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>> caller: i was wondering what you thought would happen to a democrat if he gave a speech containing detailed instructions to iran on how to commit terrorism against the u.s. i think they would be eviscerated by the right wing. >> stephanie: in the president's hometown. i'm sure he picked any city. >> caller: yeah. yeah. >> chicago was just random. >> caller: what would rush have to say about that? >> stephanie: exactly. you know, we were just talking about -- you can turn any of those situations around and fox news would be 24/7 as you were saying. as you said, he took time to protest for the vietnam war before he skeed addled to a castle in france. >> here is a 47% number for you as far as percentage of voters. 47% of small business owners support the president. support president obama versus 39% who support mitt romney. now a good portion of that, i'm
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sure, you could shake out as being the successful ones feel good about obama and the ones that haven't been successful somehow blame them for their lack of success. it is interesting, you notice this big bite -- romney comes out and says if you are successful, you did it all on your own. >> stephanie: much like his family's company with government contracts. >> when he's talking to republicans. if you're a successful republican, did you it on your own. if you're an unsuccessful republican, it is because the government is holding you back and it is not your fault. >> stephanie: that was by the way, see beyond the clint eastwood debacle, that was one of the biggest -- all of those people of they showcased small business owners that -- they built it themselves. they all had government subsidies at some point. they didn't even fact check those people! >> even his nascar buddies and his friends who own sports teams all done with tax advantages
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given to them that don't necessarily, by the way, pay back into the community. they don't equal the investment that the community puts into them. >> stephanie: 45 minutes after the hour. back with the remaining moments of "the stephanie miller show." >> that laughter sounds like the result of misbehavior! >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show." corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa.
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>> stephanie: it is the "the stephanie miller show." 49 minutes after the hour. hump days with sexy liberal hal sparks. who will be with me in seattle september 29th along with john fuglesang for the sexy liberal. almost sold out. hal this very weekend -- >> in san francisco. city by the bay. at yoshii's jazz club. very classy. scat. the jokes. i'll be there two shows saturday night. one night only. at yoshii's this saturday night. then back down -- in seattle the following week. >> for mama's big birthday show. tickets almost gone. >> hal's birth birthday is tuesday. >> my little libra friend. >> it is also my mom's birthday. >> happy birthday sparkses'.
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>> his dismissal of quiet diesel subs is inappropriate. dan says that. wrong. >> they run on batteries when they're underwater. >> stephanie: everyone knows that. >> you run the diesels on the surface. the germans have all electric boats. which they're selling to the israelis. >> stephanie: all right. now back to roland's balls. >> why do we need to talk about roland's balls because a florida man has a lot going on in his pants in a related story. >> there is news in florida. >> i used to have a lot going on in my pants back when i lived in minnesota. >> stephanie: harvey had almost $450 worth of clothes and shoes stuffed in his trousers. in his pants pocket were a half-dozen pills that belonged to his girlfriend who had been wearing his pants. >> okay then.
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>> weirdest story ever. >> i don't know that i have that much free space in my pants. >> hello. >> stephanie: mary in tennessee. >> good night. >> stephanie: hi, mary. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: love you guys. >> stephanie: thank you. you, too. >> caller: thank you. take a moment to think about the worst mooches of all. congress that refuses to work but lives off the public boob. >> stephanie: yep. that's the word of the day. boob. >> caller: they should pay for their private planes. and health insurance and personal security. >> stephanie: time to go tend to your screaming toddler now. thanks for calling. love you. >> she can do two things at once. >> stephanie: when he gets to do a toddler, put it on facebook. parents say they weren't thinking when we let our toddler
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drive on a rainy road. >> really? >> what part was the unthinking part. >> stephanie: filmed it and put it on facebook. they said they weren't thinking. >> apparently. >> were they drinking instead? [ applause ] >> stephanie: no word on whether there was alcohol involved. >> usually alcohol is involved. >> they're wrong. it wouldn't be cute. >> stephanie: in which case, that's solving a problem letting the toddler drive if they're drunk. just saying. >> only sober one there. why not? >> since the cat isn't available. >> that would be the only reason you would have children. >> stephanie: marty in south carolina. hi marty. >> caller: hi, how are you steph? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: i just wanted to say something about smut runny and bain capital. they are not vultures.
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vultures are actually good for the environment. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: bain capital takes something that is alive and they suck the blood out. they're vampires. so they -- you know, they're just not good. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: but i just wanted to say something. >> it is an insult to vultures to call them vulture capitalists. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: steve king said something else stunning. republican stephen king declared in a debate monday night president obama doesn't believe in families. >> but he has one. and only one. >> stephanie: he said we have commander who chief who disrepresents the institution and doesn't believe in life and family. >> what the hell? >> he's a baby killing married gay man who is muslim and wants to regulate the economy out of existence. these are their talking points
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in one little nutshell and that's good because his head is a nutshell. >> stephanie: michelle lives in beaverton. >> caller: hi, stephanie. >> stephanie: hello, michelle in beaverton oregon. >> caller: first time caller, lifelong moocher. >> stephanie: hello moochy. >> hello lazy person who works. >> caller: unimportant job like teaching children and nannying all of my life. so i make $20,000 gross. and i just wanted to point out that -- across america most of the jobs pay this wage now. your 7-elevens your hotel hospitality, all of these people. and we all make this kind of wage. >> stephanie: he makes it sound like -- he makes it sound like you want to. like everybody wants to earn $20,000 a year. >> i don't even qualify for moochy stuff okay. i don't have any moochy stuff. i just live on that. and you know, he owned a child
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care and he doesn't pay us a livable wage. and none of his friends pay us a livable wage on the very same businesses that they profit on. they seem to forget us 47% are the foundation under their businesses. what if we just stay home? what if us 47% just stop working? >> stephanie: yeah exactly. where is their business going to be? >> stephanie: mitt will get chinese slave laborers. >> paul ryan and his ilk are under the impression if you raise the minimum wage that people will maintain a minimum wage lifestyle. that as we raise the money for crappy jobs, you'll just stay in your crappy job. >> stephanie: you'll cling to your crappy job. >> you'll cling to it and never want to move past it. it is only starvation, concern about rent, food, medicine, healthcare and all of those things, those are the only things that drive you to betterment. there is nothing in the human spirit that says plainly i may not make more money doing this
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but i think it is worth doing. that doesn't exist as far as they're concerned. >> stephanie: mary in texas. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi mary. hello? mary? mary? hi mary. mike in west virginia, you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, steph mama. how are you? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: we love you. i'm a proud part of the 47%. there's three things i'm dependent on. my wife, "the stephanie miller show" and bourbon. those are the three. >> stephanie: excellent choices may just say. >> caller: i think something my father said before he left this earth keeps echoing back to me is the republicans kind of generalize to marginalize. they put people in little, small -- they all want to believe that we're this or that. we're all individuals and we all have ideas and we're creative because if we weren't that woman couldn't live off of $20,000 a year. it is fascinating to me how
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insulting these people are. >> stephanie: to suggest that people who make $20,000 a year who don't work hard. you try it for a day mittens. we end on a katy note. sandra in orlando. >> caller: i don't know if you folks realize this but mitt romney colors his hair. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: you can see the regrowth on his forehead. he's all gray. >> stephanie: i know. he obviously didn't have time to do touch-ups before that emergency late night press conference. >> that little comb thing. >> touch of gray. >> head down to walgreens mitt. the color is fading. >> stephanie: that's it for us. hal sparks. >> at yoshii's on saturday. >> stephanie: san francisco this weekend. with mama september 29th show, mama's birthday in seattle. happy birthday hal. >> thanks. >> stephanie: love you. i'll be 43 the next time you see me. >> me, too. we'll see you tomorrow on "the stephanie miller show."
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